MHS Summer Sports Academy

Posted by | June 8, 2014 7:58 pm

The Manning High School Athletic Department will hold Summer Sports Academy throughout the summer for young Monarchs.

Camps will be offered for cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, baseball, tennis and girls’ and boys’ basketball. The cost for each three-day camp is $40 and includes a camp T-shirt. Camps will be held at Manning High School, except soccer and cheerleading camps, which will be held at Manning Junior High, and baseball camp, which will be held at the Monarch Baseball Field behind Weldon Auditorium.

Registration forms may be picked up at any school in Clarendon School District 2, and turned in to … Read the rest


Mettie McCuen Livingston

Posted by | June 8, 2014 6:31 pm

Mettie McCuen Livingston, 7, daughter of Leslie Paul (Bubba) Livingston and McCuen (Cuen) Bennett Livingston, received her wings and the answers to all her many questions on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

mettie mccuen livingston

Mettie McCuen Livingston

Mettie was a student at Laurence Manning Academy and worshipped at New Covenant Presbyterian Church, both in Manning. Mettie lived life as a grand adventure. Mettie rode dirt bikes and bicycles. She played soccer and baseball, as they were her favorites. Mettie danced with joy, and did so formally with Carolina Dance Academy. Mettie was curious and loved all creatures. Lately, she was tending a new … Read the rest


Sheriff’s Office: Hunters find skeletal remains off Tearcoat Road

Posted by | June 8, 2014 6:23 pm

sheriff-sealThe Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that hunters found skeletal remains off Tearcoat Road in Alcolu.

Maj. Kipp Coker said deputies and the S.C. Law Enforcement Division’s Crime Scene Unit responded to a wooded area off Tearcoat Road in Alcolu after hunters called 911 on Sunday. The remains will be sent to the Medical University of South Carolina this week for autopsy.

UPDATE (11 a.m. Monday, June 9, 2014):

Cadaver dog searching for remains

UPDATE (1:33 p.m. Monday, June 9, 2014):

Sheriff’s Office sends for dental records of Claretha Epps McLeod

 



Turbeville Historic Walk today

Posted by | June 8, 2014 1:06 pm

Turbeville CoverThe Town of Turbeville will continue its yearlong celebration of the town’s 100th anniversary with a Historic Walk starting 3 p.m. today at Turbeville Town Hall.

 


Driver dies from injuries received in wreck that killed 7-year-old girl

Posted by | June 8, 2014 12:25 pm

South_Carolina_Highway_PatrolThe 20-year-old driver of a truck that hit a tree on Thursday on Interstate 95, killing a 7-year-old girl riding in the vehicle, died from her injuries early Sunday morning, according to Clarendon Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock.

Nicole Parsons had been recovering in a Charleston hospital in critical condition, Mock said. She died about 2 a.m. Sunday from her injuries.

Parsons was driving a Ford F-250 truck about 12:45 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 when she ran off the road and struck a tree near the 112 mile-marker, according to the S.C. Highway Patrol. Mettie McCuen … Read the rest


Rocky Allen Dickson

Posted by | June 8, 2014 7:14 am

Rocky Allen Dickson

Rocky Allen Dickson

EFFINGHAM – Rocky Allen Dickson, 64, husband of Jannie Brand Dickson, died Friday, May 30, 2014, at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence.

Born Jan. 6, 1950, in Olanta, he was a son of the late Melvin Dickson and Agnes Nero Dickson. He attended Florence County public schools. He joined New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in his youth, and later, Effingham Baptist Church. He was employed for more of his working years as a truck driver and mechanic. In 2012, he retired from Tidewater Trucking Co.

Survivors besides his loving and devoted wife of the home include … Read the rest


Ester Mae Brailsford James

Posted by | June 7, 2014 8:35 pm

Ester Mae Brailsford James, 79, widow of Allen James Sr., died Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Friday, Sept. 21, 1934, in Clarendon County, she was a daughter of the late Rufus and Cornetta McBride Brailsford. She attended Clarendon County public schools. Ester was a member of Historic Liberty Hill AME Church in Summerton.

Survivors include six sons, Allen (Arletha) James Jr., Lindell (Jatene) James, Rufus (Jeanette) James, Joeshan (Rosa) James, Michael (Sarah) James and Timothy (Lavonne) James; three daughters, Dereather Dawson, Rena (William) McBride and Barbara (Kenneth) Ragin; two grandchildren, who were … Read the rest


Citadel names 2014 Spring Dean’s List

Posted by | June 7, 2014 4:42 pm

CHARLESTON – The Citadel announced two Clarendon County cadets as honorees of its Spring 2014 Dean’s List. Recognition is earned by those registered for 12 or more semester hours whose GPA is 3.2 or higher, with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

Those named included Cadet Lewis Warr of Alcolu and Cadet Douglas McFaddin of Manning.

The Citadel has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years as the top public college in the south for institutions granting up to a master’s degree.

 

The Citadel Ringrun

 

 

 


Mettie McCuen Livingston

Posted by | June 7, 2014 3:26 pm

MANNING – Mettie McCuen Livingston, 7, daughter of Leslie “Bubba” Paul Livingston and McCuen Bennett Livingston, died Thursday, June 5, 2014.

Services are incomplete at this time and will be announced by Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, (803)435-2179.

You may leave a note for the family at www.stephensfuneralhome.org.


Barbara Ann Georgia Moorer

Posted by | June 7, 2014 3:11 pm

BARBARA MOORERBarbara Ann Georgia Moorer, 57, widow of Levon “Butterball” Burgess and wife of Tonnie Moorer, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at her home, 1088 Georgia Lane in Manning.

Born March 2, 1957, in Summerton, she was a daughter of Norma Cantey Georgia and the late Clifton Georgia. She was a 1977 graduate of Manning High School and received a bachelor of arts degree from South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She was employed at the Clarendon County Tax Assessor’s Office for 26 years, until her health failed. She was a member of Taw Caw Missionary Baptist Church, serving faithfully on … Read the rest


Moye Graham receives James B. Edwards Award

Posted by | June 7, 2014 2:58 pm

EARL CAPPS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES

EARL CAPPS / SPECIAL TO THE TIMES

Clarendon County GOP Chairman Moye Graham – also the 6th Congressional District GOP Chairman – received the James B. Edwards Award on Friday night in Columbia during the GOP’s Silver Elephant Banquet at the Columbia Hilton. The award, which was presented by state GOP Chairman Matt Moore, is named after the first Republican governor elected since Reconstruction. Edwards was elected to office in 1981 during a special statewide election.


Progress: Manning Feed Mill and Supply

Posted by | June 7, 2014 1:52 pm

Warren Comstock had never worked in the livestock feed business before he and his wife purchased Manning Feed Mill and Supply in November 2007.

The couple’s son, Brandon, worked for the previous owner, and wanted to take over the business when he decided to sell.

“The man who had been the previous owner’s right- and left-hand man had a stroke, so Julian decided to sell,” Comstock said. “We’ve always had animals, and have been interested in livestock, so we decided to get in the business.”

Comstock said Manning Feed has been operational “in some capacity” since about 1903. Back then, … Read the rest


Progress: Daisija’s

Posted by | June 7, 2014 11:50 am

Sondra Busby opened the doors of Daisija’s on Oct. 26, 2013.

A native of the Silver community, graduate of Scott’s Branch High School, and graduate of Central Carolina Technical College, Busby wanted to provide Clarendon County residents with women’s clothing and accessories, such as Sunday hats, designer handbags, fragrances and custom made handkerchiefs.

“It is exciting to be a business owner. There are obvious perks such as setting your own hours, being your own boss and being able to attend my children’s school activities,” she said. “But the best part is being able to mentor, encourage and minister to anyone … Read the rest


Hessie Ann Lemon Martin

Posted by | June 7, 2014 8:55 am

Hessie Ann Lemon Martin

Hessie Ann Lemon Martin

Hessie Ann Lemon Martin, 97, widow of Peter Martin, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Clarendon Memorial Hospital.

Born May 16, 1917, in Silver, she was a daughter of the late Elliott and Almetter Banister Lemon. She attended Clarendon County public school. She accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior and joined Union Cypress AME Church, where she sang with the community choir, ushered and was a member of the WMCA. She was a member of Spring Hill No. 263 Order of Eastern Star and Herones of Jericho Court No. 12. Hessie was a hard worker

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Manning-Santee victorious over Hartsville

Posted by | June 6, 2014 9:58 pm

The Manning-Santee American Legion baseball team was victorious 11-4 against Hartsville tonight. Russell Martin pitched six scoreless innings, fanning ten batters and giving up two hits. Linc Powell  took command of the mound in the seventh inning and gave up one earned run. J.T. Eppley had a perfect ninth inning to earn the save. Post 68 plays again Monday.



T-ball team wishes 4-year-old teammate well

Posted by | June 6, 2014 7:54 pm

The Recreation Department T-Ball teams Clarendon Phillies and Braves wished 4-year-old John Harper Livingston to “Get Well Soon” on Friday at the county ball fields. Livingston, who was severely injured in a vehicle accident on Interstate 95 that killed his 7-year-old sister, Mettie Livingston, is a player on the Phillies team, which is coached by his mom. The 20-year-old babysitter driving the Ford F-250 in which the children were riding, is said to be recovering in a Charleston hospital, according to Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock. He said John is also in stable condition.

john harper livingston

JESSICA HILL / SPECIAL TO THE MANNING


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